02.05.2011 Anthropogenic Effects on Hawaii

This past winter intersession, Students from PCC visited the Big Island of Hawaii. Students were impacted by the amount of plastic that was collected on the beaches in South Point. They saw a small sample of the amount of plastic that is trapped in the North Pacific Gyre (known as the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch“).

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Courtesy Jason Carman